(June 1978)

Marvel, 1977 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

What If the Avengers Had Fought Evil During the 1950's? (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza?

Genre:
historical; superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor]; the Avengers [the 3-D Man; Gorilla-Man; the Human Robot; Marvel Boy; Venus]
Reprints:

What If... the Avengers Had Been Formed During the 1950's? (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / comic story / 33 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Glut; Roy Thomas (concept)
Pencils:
Alan Kupperberg (breakdowns); Bill Black (finishes)
Inks:
Bill Black
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
historical; superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [the Beast; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hercules (flashback); Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; the Vision]; the Avengers [the 3-D Man; Gorilla-Man; the Human Robot; Jimmy Woo (F.B.I. agent); Marvel Boy; Venus]; the Black Dragons (motorcycle gang); the Cold Warrior; Desi Arnaz; Electro (Russian villain); Elvis Presley; Fritz von Voltzmann; the Great Video; Jann of the Jungle; Lucille Ball; Namora; Nikita Kruschev; President Dwight Eisenhower; Professor Matthew Grayson (Marvel Boy's father, flashback); Richard Nixon; Skrulls (flashback); Skull-Face (demon); Suwan; the Watcher; the Yellow Claw
Synopsis:
Heroes of the 1950's form their own Avengers team.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Set primarily in San Francisco, Africa and Washington in the 1950's. The story may have happened in Marvel continuity.

The Adventures of Gritboy (Table of Contents)

Gritboy; Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Blake; Chris

Indexer Notes

Comics ad for the Grit newspaper.

Thor Meets a Glutton for Gold (Table of Contents)

Thor; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Gudrun the Golden; Sif; Thor

Indexer Notes

Comics ad for Hostess Twinkies from ITT Continental Baking Co..

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Why Not? / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Editorial and letters on What If? #6.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. What If the Avengers Had Fought Evil During the 1950's?
    The Avengers
  2. 1. What If... the Avengers Had Been Formed During the 1950's?
    The Avengers
  3. 2. The Adventures of Gritboy
    Gritboy; Grit
  4. 3. Thor Meets a Glutton for Gold
    Thor; Hostess Twinkies
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Why Not?
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